Case Study 52 Choroiditis and Vogt–Koyanagi–Harada Syndrome

  • Roger P. Harrie
  • Cynthia J. Kendall


DR was a 27-year-old man of Middle Eastern extraction who complained of severe headaches and some neck pain. He had noted several patches of depigmentation on his skin and some whitening of eyelashes. He also mentioned blotchy vision worsening over the past several weeks. Clinical examination found subretinal fluid inferiorly in the right eye. B-scan demonstrated choroidal thickening and mild echolucency in subtenon’s space (Fig. 1). There was medium internal reflectivity on A-scan (Fig. 2).


Public Health Connective Tissue Inflammatory Cell Clinical Examination Inflammatory Process 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Roger P. Harrie
    • 1
  • Cynthia J. Kendall
    • 2
  1. 1.Moran Eye CenterUniversity of UtahSalt Lake CityUSA
  2. 2.SacramentoUSA

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